British producer and engineer Mark Ellis, who earned his nickname spilling tea in the studio.

He has worked on albums by New Order, Soft Cell, Psychic TV, Cabaret Voltaire, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Erasure, U2, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Pop Will Eat Itself, PJ Harvey, Smashing Pumpkins, Curve, and more. As one might be able to figure out from the preceding list, he's quite good at what he does.